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Raimond de Weerdt was born in the Netherlands and moved to Australia in the early 1980s. He completed a BA (visual art) with a Photography major at Sydney University, followed by a MA in Electronic Art at the University of New South Wales Australia.

He has been an artist and educator for twenty years, teaching Photography at Charles Sturt University in Albury and at Southern Cross University in Lismore. His art works have been exhibited widely and are held in numerous institutional and private collections.

Exhibitions solo.
2019        Silent Speech 2- Cowper Gallery, Cowper.
2014        Silent Speech- Lismore Regional Art Gallery.
2010        Dutch Hills- Next Gallery, Lismore.
2005        Beyond the Pale- Wilson Street Gallery Albury.
2003        Recent Works- Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery.
2002        Transcapes – Albury Regional Art Gallery, Albury.
1998        Most Wanted- HR Gallop Gallery Charles Sturt University,Wagga Wagga
1996        BIO 96 – Particle Art Space Clovelly, Sydney


Selected Group exhibitions/competitions.

2019    Finalist Fremantle Print Awards

2019    Facade- Gallery Down Town, Tweed River Gallery Murwillumbah NSW.
2016    A-Z-Tweed River Gallery Murwillumbah NSW.
2015    Olive Cotton Photographic Portrait Award, Tweed River Gallery Murwillumbah NSW.
2014    Percival Photographic Portrait Prize, Pinnacles Gallery Townsville.
2013    Olive Cotton Photographic Portrait Award, Tweed River Gallery Murwillumbah NSW.
2012    Albury Art Prize, Albury Regional Art Gallery.
2010    National Photographic Purchase Award-Albury Regional Art Gallery, 2010
2008    Wit-Works- Next Space, Southern Cross University Lismore.
2005    National Photographic Purchase Award- Albury Regional Art Gallery.
2004    UnSound – Wagga Wagga Space Program.
2003    Pick of the Crop- Albury Regional Art Gallery.
2003    Doors 2- HR Gallop Gallery Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga
2002    Doors 1– Watt Space, Newcastle.
2002    National Photographic Purchase Award- Albury Regional Art Gallery
2002    (Sic) but True – Sydney College of the Arts
2000    Fleming Muntz Art Prize- Albury Regional Art Gallery
2000    Transference – Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery

Facing Australia, Collaboration with Tony Nott and Karen Donnelly.
www.facingaustralia.com                                               
2016    Stories of Loyalty, Loss and Love. Museum of Brisbane.
2011    Face of North Sydney, permanent installation, the Concourse Chatswood.
2010    National Portrait Gallery Canberra, Present Tense: An Imagined grammar of portraiture in the digital age.
2008    Sydney 2030 - The Face of Sydney, Customs House, Sydney.
2007    Australian Museum - Eureka Prize for Photography,
2007    The Face of Rural Health, National Conference, Albury
2006    The Face of the City of Sydney, AMP Tower & Customs- House, Sydney, as part of Art and About.
2004    The Face of the Barossa, Barossa Regional Art Gallery.
2003    The Face of Brisbane, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane.
2003    Finalist, Citigroup Photographic Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney.


No Glaze no Glory video works. Collaboration with Ceramic artist Fiona Fell.
2014    International Film Festival on Clay and Glass, Paris France.
2012    Design Junction, London Design Festival.
2012    International Film Festival on Clay and Glass, Paris France.
2006    Powerhouse Museum Brisbane as part of the 11th National Ceramics Conference.
2005    Lismore Regional Art Gallery.

Selected Bibliography.
2010-     National Portrait Gallery Canberra, Present Tense catalogue.
2009-     Australian Geographic, July-September.
2006-     Sydney Morning Herald, October 6.
2006-     Sydney Morning Herald, January 7.
2005-     Griffith Review Edition 6, November.
2002-     The Australian newspaper May 13.
2002-     (sic) but true-catalogue, Sydney College of the Arts.
2000-    Transference catalogue, Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery.
1997-    Periphery: the regional art magazine- Interview by Margaret Hunt.